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Marseilles church to present "Lincoln on Religion and Spirituality"

Marseilles Church of the Nazarene, 1292 Morris Road, will have a special guest 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21 in the sanctuary. Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by Kevin Wood, will offer the program "Lincoln on Religion and Spirituality."

Wood will discuss the religious atmosphere of early 19th-century America and his own experiences and evolving views on the subjects of religion and spirituality. For questions, contact Missy Hammack at 815-587-5502.

 
Stavanger Lutheran Church to present "The Living Last Supper"
 
Stavanger Lutheran Church, north of Seneca, will present a powerful and moving play that will inform what the disciples might have thought and said when Jesus told them about the betrayal when they were gathered in an upper room in Jerusalem for the "Last Supper."

It will be presented twice during Holy Week, 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, March 29, and Good Friday, March 30. The public is invited to attend. For more information call 815-357-6514.

Cursillo program will include potluck, slide program

The Illinois Valley Cursillo organization will offer an Ultreya Saturday, April 14, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 725 Fourth St., La Salle. Father Valle will conduct Mass at 5:15 p.m., followed by a potluck dinner.

Following dinner, David and Christine Kasprowicz will introduce Tom Collins, who will present a slide presentation of his recent trip to the Holy Land.

All Cursillistas who have attended a three-day Christian spiritual renewal Weekend are invited to attend. If you haven't attended a weekend but are interested in learning more, please attend. For further information call Lay Director Michael Vaessen at 815-994-7543.

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